PROGRAMS AND EVENTS

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MONDAY, NOVEMBER 18

Introduction to Modern Art – 10:30 am to 12 pm

Lecture 3: Dada and Surrealism

Kimberly Rhodes, instructor of modern and contemporary visual culture at Drew University, will present a four-part course surveying the history of modern art.  There will be discussion of how modern artists challenged conventions and revolutionized painting and sculpture in the 19th and 20th centuries.  Works by Édouard Manet, Paul Cézanne, Pablo Picasso, Marcel Duchamp, and Jackson Pollock will be studied in these lectures.  A fee of $40 will be charged for the series or $10 per individual class.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 20

Introduction to Modern Art – 10:30 am to 12 pm

Lecture 4: Abstract Expressionism

Kimberly Rhodes, instructor of modern and contemporary visual culture at Drew University, will present a four-part course surveying the history of modern art.  There will be discussion of how modern artists challenged conventions and revolutionized painting and sculpture in the 19th and 20th centuries.  Works by Édouard Manet, Paul Cézanne, Pablo Picasso, Marcel Duchamp, and Jackson Pollock will be studied in these lectures.  A fee of $40 will be charged for the series or $10 per individual class.

Ⓒ Read Aloud to Therapy Dogs – 4 to 5 pm

Sit down and read your favorite book to a gentle and loving therapy dog certified by St. Hubert’s.

Ⓒ Crafts with Miss Stephanie: Thanksgiving Decorations – 4 to 5 pm

Ages 6 and up.  Registration required – sign up here.

Create Mason jar luminaries and beaded pumpkins.  Perfect decorations for your Thanksgiving table!  Sponsored by MOMS Club of Berkeley Heights/Summit.

Gen Y Networking Group – 7 pm

Gen Y Networking Group is a forum dedicated to job searching, networking, and career development.  The group is open to all job seekers.

Ⓐ, Ⓣ Chinese Conversation Group – 7:15 pm

This program is for teens and young adults, but everyone who is interested in Chinese culture is welcome.  Meetings will include practice in daily conversation, learning new words, introduction to Chinese culture, as well as crafts and games.  The program is designed and implemented by the Chatham Chinese Association.  Registration is not required, but encouraged – sign up here.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21

Miss Carol Dance – 10 or 10:45 am

For preschoolers and their caregivers

Miss Carol introduces basic movement to music in a fun and loving atmosphere.

Cinema214: Dora and the Lost City of Gold (PG, 102 min.) – 7 pm

Having spent most of her life exploring the jungle, nothing could prepare Dora for her most dangerous adventure yet -- high school.  Accompanied by a ragtag group of teens and Boots the monkey, Dora embarks on a quest to save her parents while trying to solve the seemingly impossible mystery behind a lost Incan civilization.  Refreshments will be served.  Sponsored by Friends of the Library

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 22

Italian Conversation Group – 1 pm

Luciana Santoriello and Frank Foca moderate Italian discussion groups with help from other fluent speakers.

Video Game Club – 3 to 4:45 pm

Grades 6 to 12

NEW: Nintendo Switch is here!  Stop by to play Super Smash Bros. Ultimate for Nintendo Switch on the big screen!  Feel free to bring your own Joy-Cons or Switch Pro controller and play with friends.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 23

Meditation Class with Jean Leigh – 10 am

Jean Leigh, a meditation teacher from Morristown, will present a guided meditation class.  Benefits of meditation include relief of stress, enhancement of focus, increased memory, and a sense of peace.  Sign up here.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 24

Legopalooza! – 2:30 to 4 pm

For children of all ages

Build your own LEGO creation from our enormous collection of LEGOs.  Creations will be put on display in the Children’s Room.